WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza
Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
792 Elizabeth St Melbourne Victoria 3000
Phone: +61 3 9342 9300
Fax: +61 3 9342 9329
We are situated approximately 3km north of the Melbourne Central Business District (CBD). The laboratories are located in the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, on the southeast corner of the intersection of Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade and Grattan Street, near the Royal Melbourne Hospital and The University of Melbourne.
If driving, parking may be available in the surrounding streets and in the University Square Car Park, which has entrances on Berkeley Street and Bouverie Street. You may enter the Doherty Institute building via doors on the corner of Elizabeth Sreet and Grattan Street, or on Berkeley Street. The WHO Collaborating Centre is located on the 4th floor, accessible via the front lifts. As the Centre is a secure facility, please telephone ahead to arrange to meet your host.
From Melbourne CBD: Proceed north along Elizabeth Street past the Queen Victoria market. At the large roundabout (Haymarket Roundabout) on the corner of Elizabeth Street and Flemington Road, stay in the right-most lane and drive around the roundabout to continue straight on Elizabeth Street. The Doherty Institute is on the corner of the next intersection (Elizabeth and Grattan Streets) on the right hand side.
From Tullamarine Airport: Proceed along the Tullamarine Freeway and exit onto Flemington Road. Proceed along Flemington Road using the leftmost lane. When you reach Grattan Street (approximately 2km) turn left at the lights. Proceed approximately 200m to the intersection with Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade, the Doherty Institute is on the south-east corner of this intersection.
Several trams run from Melbourne CBD to stops within easy walking distance of VIDRL.
Travel along Swanston Street and stop at Lincoln Square, walk 10-15 minutes to the Doherty Institute.
Disembark at Stop 10 at the corner of Royal Parade and Grattan Street, walk across to the Doherty Institute.
Disembark at Stop 9/Haymarket tram stop, walk 5 minutes north to the Doherty Institute.
Stop 12 at the corner of Peel Street and Flemington Road, walk 5 minutes north/north east to the Doherty Institute.
Several buses run to stops within easy walking distance of VIDRL.
Between North Melbourne Station and Melbourne University
Runs down Grattan Street
Between East Melbourne and Footscray
Runs down Grattan Street
Between Heidelberg and Melbourne University via Clifton Hill and Carlton
Stops at the corner of Grattan Street and Royal Parade.